Feb 19, 2013 11:00am PST
. >>> still ahead, president obama with tough words for lawmakers this morning regarding the budget. what he says will happen if they do not act quickly. >>> and we will take you out to string training and talk to a familiar voice that lets every giants fan know baseball is back. >>> google crosses $800. we'll talk about a guy who probably wishes he would have waited until today to sell. coming up. >>> new at 11:00, president obama today urging congress to accept more tax revenue aimed at avoiding automatic budget cuts set to go into effect one week from friday, cautioning if the effects occur, our entire economy will feel those effects. the president also taking some shots at congressal republicans, saying their ideas puts the burdens on the middle class. >> just ten days from now, congress might allow a series of automatic, severe budget cuts to take place that will do the exact opposite. won't help the economy. won't create jobs. will visit hardship on a whole lot of people. >> congress right now is currently on recess, which is of course drawing some criticism among voters, but insiders
Feb 28, 2013 11:00am PST
will ask the supreme court to strike down proposition 8. today is the deadline for mr. obama to file a friend of the court brief. president obama is a supporter of gay marriage but has not indicated whether or not he will file it. today is also the deadline for filing opinions on the defense of marriage act. hundreds of businesses including a number of bay area tech companies filed briefs yesterday. apple, google, oracle and ebay all asked the court to strike down the 1996 federal law that bars benefits to same-sex couples. businesses argue the act places an unfair burden on employers because it forces them to create two different benefits systems, one for same-sex couples and one for heterosexual couples. >>> still ahead, will dreams come true for the dreamliner? the solution that could bring the aircraft's nightmare to an end. >>> an elderly newspaper vendor in san francisco was killed in an assault and now the archdiocese of san francisco is coming forward to lend their support. >>> when you go to the store, would you rather have a low price or a sale? they're not the same thing.